DC Extended Universe
Variety has reported that Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Mary Elizabeth Windstead will be joining the cast of Birds of Prey. For those who are not aware, the film is a live-action adaptation of the Birds of Prey comic series and will be produced by Margot Robbie. Margot Robbie portrayed Harley Quinn in the 2016 Suicide Squad film and will reprise her role in Birds of Prey. Smollett-Bell will be playing Black Canary, while Windstead will be portraying Huntress. Variety provided a short description for both characters. There are several versions of Huntress, aka Helena Bertinelli, throughout DC Comics. The “Birds of Prey” iteration is a former mafia princess whoRead More
Entertainment Weekly has revealed a first look at Black Manta in the upcoming live-action Aquaman film. While a full look of Yahya Abdul-Mateen II in costume has not been shown, the photo reveals David Kane aka Black Manta working on his armor. For those who have not been following, the film’s main antagonist will be King Orm aka Ocean Master,who will be portrayed by Patrick Wilson. The film also stars Amber Heard who will return to portray her role as Princess Mera, Nicole Kidman as Queen Atlanna, and Dolph Lundgren who is portraying King Nereus. James Wan, director of the Aquaman film had this to say about Black Manta. “He’s partRead More
Several new outlets have reported that Cathy Yan is set to direct the next DC spinoff film, which will focus on Harley Quinn. The film will be based on the Birds of the Prey comic series and Margot Robbie will return to reprise the titular role. LuckyChap Entertainment and Kroll & Co Entertainment will be producing the film alongside Bryan Unkeless’ Clubhouse Pictures. Seeing as the project is still early in development no other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.
It has recently been reported via various media outlets that Ava DuVernay is set to direct DC’s “New Gods,” which is the latest project in the DC Extended Universe. It has also been revealed that Kario Salem is set to to be the head writer for the project. The film is based on the comic series with the same name by Jack Kirby that was released in 1971. The New Gods have also appeared in other various comic storylines throughout the years. For those who are unaware, the New Gods are natives to two planets in the DC universe known as NewRead More
Variety has reported that Asher Angel will be portraying Billy Batson in DC’s Shazam. For those unaware, Billy Batson is the alter ego of Shazam. By calling out the word “Shazam!”, lightning strikes him changing him into the Earth’s Mightest Mortal. Asher Angel will be playing opposite Zachary Levi who will play Shazam himself It has also been revealed that Mark Strong is currently in talks to playing the role of the film’s antagonist, Dr. Sivana, and Grace Fulton will be portraying one of Billy Batson’s friends. The film is directed by David F. Sandberg with the screenplay by Henry Gayden and Darren Lemke. The film is producedRead More
Yesterday, The Hollywood Reporter revealed that Patrick Wilson will be playing Arthur Curry’s brother, Ocean Master/Orm Curry, in the standalone Aquaman film. For those who aren’t familiar with his previous work, Patrick Wilson portrayed Nite Owl in the 2009 live action adaptation of the Watchmen. He will star alongside Jason Momoa (Aquaman) and Amber Heard (Mera). The film is set to premiere in theaters on October 5, 2018.
Coming at you with some television news. Syfy has confirmed that the Man of Steel prequel series Krypton has been green-light. This show has been rumored to happen for the past two years. Personally, I don’t care about this show at all. Given that the show will center around Superman’s grandfather. To quote what we know about the series so far. “Krypton “will follow Superman’s grandfather – whose House of El was ostracized and shamed – as he fights to redeem his family’s honor and save his beloved world fromRead More